1 Enoch 41:3


2 And there I saw the mansions of the elect and the mansions of the holy, and mine eyes saw there all the sinners being driven from thence which deny the name of the Lord of Spirits, and being dragged off: and they could not abide because of the punishment which proceeds from the Lord of Spirits. 3 And there mine eyes saw the secrets of the lightning and of the thunder, and the secrets of the winds, how they are divided to blow over the earth, and the secrets of the clouds and dew, and there I saw from whence they proceed in that place and from whence they saturate the dusty earth. 4 And there I saw closed chambers out of which the winds are divided, the chamber of the hail and winds, the chamber of the mist, and of the clouds, and the cloud thereof hovers over the earth from the beginning of the world.

2 Enoch 5:1

Secrets of Enoch

1 Here I looked down and saw the storage places of the snow, and the angels who guard these formidable repositories, as well as the clouds from which they emerge and into which they return.

 Notes and References

"... Meteorological and cosmological language is found at several key points in the text of the Parables of Enoch, with notably dense accounts in the first and third parables, located in chapters 41/43 and 60/69 respectively. In 2 Enoch, the material is distributed more widely, though with a number of particularly dense clusters built into the structure of the book; the meteorological imagery that we will consider here is located in 2 Enoch 5–6 and 40, and the cosmological or astronomical material is found in 11–16, 30 and 48 ..."

Macaskill, Grant Meteorology and Metrology: Evaluating Parallels in the Ethiopic Parables of Enoch and 2 (Slavonic) Enoch (pp. 79-99) Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2019

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